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The error messageunable to init


my machine shows machine error 4F what do i do now?

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  • sammyelrefee Mar 13, 2008

    thanks a lot for your help

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2008

    Makes a awful noise when turned on, caution light flashing, message unit unablel uf, I have used it twice, is only 3wks old. its a brother DCP-135C

  • tlyong Jul 03, 2008

    Error 4F, followed the onscreen display guide but problem remains unsolved

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Hello please can you help my brother printer machine DCP-115 C have printer problem showing error AF and the red light and photo capture light too. I am waiting your solution. Thank you for your help

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You have to replace the print head.

But to be honest: its cheaper to buy a new dcp 135c or 130c with warranty and new carts incl.....

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